Lord Laidlaw Gives Advice to Scholars

In this video panel, Lord Laidlaw, Chairman of the Laidlaw Foundation, expresses his motivations about the Laidlaw Foundation and the Scholars' Network.

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00:22. Would you please tell us a bit about yourself and your career?

02:58. Among your many career accomplishments, which are you most proud of?

03:32. In your experience, would you say that successful philanthropy is harder than business?

04:32. What inspired you to fund scholarships for undergraduate students?

05:08. What inspired you to fund business education scholarships for women?

06:35. Why do you think it is important for Laidlaw programmes to have a leadership in-action component?

07:36. How are you hoping that Scholars will use the new network?

08:26. Why do you think it is important for Scholars to connect globally?

08:59. If you could give one advice to scholars like myself, what would it be?

Georgina Sánchez

Digital Content, The Laidlaw Foundation

Hi! My name is Georgina and I was one of the people responsible for creating the Laidlaw Scholars Network. I am also a former Laidlaw Scholar and soon to be a graduate from University College London. It's a pleasure to meet you!